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Letter from the Chair

by Laura Lewis The 2008 California High Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) Business Plan estimates an average of 18-20 HSR trains per hour by 2030 running at 125 mph during peak hours.  Granted this is decades away but the decisions we … Continue reading

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Letter from the Chair

by Laura Lewis Those new to the neighborhood probably logged into OMVNAtalk late last month and probably asked themselves if they had moved to the funny farm. “Sandwichgate” hit the group page and took members on a rollercoaster ride that … Continue reading

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Letter from the Chair

Those new to the neighborhood probably logged into OMVNAtalk late last month and probably asked themselves if they had moved to the funny farm.   “Moderate-Gate” hit the group page and took members on a rollercoaster ride that produced interesting debate … Continue reading

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From the Chair: Burning Man

by Noam Livnat Last week I attended Burning Man, a unique festival in which, for seven days, “Black Rock City” materializes out of the scorched earth of the Black Rock desert, 110 miles north of Reno. Fifty thousand people from … Continue reading

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From the Chair

by Noam Livnat This is my second year with the Old Mountain View Neighborhood Association (yeah, it’s a mouthful). I had never been involved in community work and when I joined I figured this would be a good way to … Continue reading

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